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  • Pick-up truck…Cooler?

    Silverado, F150, Ram, these are the backbone vehicles of nearly every ranch and farm in America. The pick-up is a highly functional piece of equipment that can get to almost anywhere on the ranch or farm. It can carry the basic tools and materials that...
  • Capitol View: Another legislative session ends

    Quiet time at the Tower on the Plains. The 2009 gathering of the nation’s only one-house, officially nonpartisan Legislature, is history. The state constitution limited the session to 90 working days, but it was completed in just 87.  (Statehouse re...
  • IMN Farm Crisis Hotline: A Retrospective

    May 4, 2009, marked a 25-year celebration of the Interchurch Ministry of Nebraska (IMN) Farm Crisis Hotline. The original plan was for a three to five year response to the rural economic crisis. Now, 25 years later, Michelle Sohl continues to staff the...
  • Speaker at Safety Day to tell of life-changing accident

    Next weekend’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day in Imperial will be a good start to communicating and educating youths in multiple areas of safety. According to organizers, the opening speaker Saturday morning, June 13, will kick off the day of safe...
  • Sen. Christensen setting sights on occupation tax remedy next session

    Christensen pleased with accomplishments of session By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen, 44th District representative from Imperial left Lincoln last week with a good sense of accomplishment for the Legislative session just ...
  • Simply Science Day Camp for 5 to 7-year-olds

    Are you 5 to 7 years old?  If you are, you will want to be sure to attend the fun filled Simply Science Day Camp on June 15 in McCook at the Fairgrounds Community Building or on June 25 in Hayes Center at the fairgrounds 4-H Building from 12:30 to 4:00 ...
  • Registration opening for Regional 4-H Volunteer Forum

    Four-H volunteers from 12 states will converge on Lincoln this fall to learn more about their importance to the organization. Registration begins this month for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension’s North Central Region 4-H Volunteer Forum sc...
  • Ten teams start games in Wauneta, Imperial co-ed softball league

    Ten teams opened play in Imperial’s co-ed softball league Monday night, with games in Imperial and Wauneta. League Coordinator Denise Smith of Imperial said season schedules were finalized late last week, with three games to be played each Monday nigh...
  • Local teams set to kick off action at the diamond

     With softball girls already playing a few games this season, several local teams are gearing up for summer baseball, softball and t-ball league play. The B and C team softball girls have already played two games this season, one at Imperial and anot...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Friendships, families warm your heart

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta Friendships are a promise made in the heart, unbreakable by distance, unchangeable by time. Families are added, too, by relatives and their choices for life. Memories made with both will last you a lifetime and enrich your heart...
  • PHOTOS: Alumni Banquet honor classes

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  • Tourism growing in Chase County

    By Carolyn Lee The Imperial Republican   A new study completed for the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s Travel and Tourism Division indicates that travel and tourism has contributed meaningfully to the economies of all the state’s 9...
  • Wauneta Medical Clinic receives donation for new equipment

    Staff at the Wauneta Clinic have been seeking to upgrade several pieces of equipment and were able to accomplish this through a donation from the Chase County Hospital Foundation.  The Foundation provided $1,000 to aid in the purchase of a new digital ...
  • Town-Wide Garage Sale plans taking shape

    It’s time to start getting ready for Wauneta’s Town-Wide Garage Sale coming up in late June. This year’s garage sale date is Saturday, June 27. For more information or to get your garage sale signed up and on the map contact garage sale coordinat...
  • Ag land tax values will increase for 2009 in Chase County

      By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican   Owners of irrigated ground, dryland and grass land in Chase County will see an increase in the taxable value of their land for the 2009 tax year.  According to figures from Chase County Assessor Do...
  • A 'Festival of Friends' to be celebrated this weekend at Palisade's Pioneer Days

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   With Memorial weekend 2009 now just a pleasant memory many folks in southwest Nebraska are now looking ahead to the second weekend in June when Palisade hosts its annual Pioneer Days celebration. This year’s even...
  • Tributes paid, sacrifices remembered

    Tributes paid, sacrifices remembered Memorial Day services were held at Wauneta’s Riverside Cemetery Monday in remembrance of those who answered the nation’s call to service — some making the supreme sacrifice as they gave their lives during times o...
  • Honors, scholarships, plans for Class of 2009

    Members of the Class of 2009 were the recipients of many honors, awards and scholarships. Following is a list of the honors, scholarships and awards received by the graduates and their future plans: Will Anderjaska—Wauneta EMS, Homer Hoff Scholarship,...
  • Standing Wauneta-Palisade, WHS and PHS High School Track & Field Records

    Standing Wauneta-Palisade, WHS and PHS  High School Track & Field Records* - Denotes events no longer held. In 1992, the two schools were Wauneta-Palisade, but the schools graduated separately and sports records were kept separately.  WP Boys Track Re...
  • Sharing with Wauneta: Sharing recipes from family and friends

    By Nola Straub of Wauneta  Nina’s Sugar Free Ice-Cream                       Nina Berry 1 Jello sugar-free pudding mix             1 1/2 c. milk 8 oz. Cool Whip Mix pudding and milk well.  Fold in Cool Whip and freeze.   Jackie...